Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday Bundle Batch {Berry Bouquet}

Hi there! I hope you all had a good week! We have a lovely bundle to share with you today! Be sure to scroll down to see what I've made! :) 

This week's bundle showcases the gorgeous Fruta y Flor collection by Verna Mosquera for Free Spirit!  Cottage roses, strawberries, & raspberries.
You'll receive 1 Fat Quarter of each:
  1. Fruta y Flor Cottage Rose Aqua - Free Spirit
  2. Wonderland 2 Gingham White - Riley Blake
  3. Fruta y Flor Strawberry Bouquet Aqua -Free Spirit
  4. Fruta y Flor Strawberry Patch Rose - Free Spirit
  5. Fruta y Flor Wild Raspberries Aqua - Free Spirit
  6. Garden Girl Dot Pink - Riley Blake
  7. Fruta y Flor Berry Patch Aqua - Free Spirit
  8. Just Another Walk In the Woods Ruffles Pink - Moda

I am loving this bundle!  I am smitten with this color combo.  I wanted to recreate a block I used in a table runner I made a while back - but use just one block.   So I resized the block and changed up the star a little bit to make it a 30" block, and I love how it turned out!  So instead of a table runner, I made this fun table topper. 

I really wanted to showcase those lovely prints in this bundle - so that's why I decided to make such a large block.  The pink and aqua together make me happy - plus the dash of red in the prints and the binding I picked is just perfect!

30" x 30"

This is a super quick project, and you could definitely get this done in a day.  I quilted this on my domestic machine with simple loopy-loops.  I think that's my go-to pattern for quilting.  It seems to really work well with a lot of my projects. 

Let's not forget about the backing - I am swooning over this pink dot with flowers! It is the perfect backing for this topper!

Alright, let's get started!


1 Berry Bouquet Fat Quarter Bundle
1/4 yard of white for background
1/3 yard of Happy Day Dots for Binding
1 yard for backing


From pink: 2 - 7.5" x 7.5" squares (A) -- For hourglass blocks
From small strawberry print (aqua)  2- 7.5" x 7.5" squares (A) - For hourglass blocks
From pink strawberry - 1 - 6.5" x 6.5" square (C)
From pink dot: 4 - 6.5" x 6.5" squares (D)
From pink gingham - 4 - 6.5" x 6.5" squares (E)
From assorted aqua 8 - 6.5" x 6.5" squares (F)

From background: 

4 - 7.5" x 7.5" squares (B)

From binding: 

4 - 2.5" x WOF strips

Block assembly:

Make hourglass blocks first.  You will need: 4 pink hourglass blocks and 4 aqua hourglass blocks.

Block Assembly:

That's it! Now you are ready to baste, quilt and bind! If you would like to add some borders you could definitely do that as well, to make it larger.  I decided to keep it as is, and I love how it turned out! I hope you enjoy making your Berry Bouquet Table Topper! 

Talk to you soon!


Jerri said...

Love the topper

Jerri said...

Love the topper

Rita Lynn said...

Your color choices are so refreshing and pretty.

Nana Phyllis said...

Just beautiful!

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